FM meets with Kuwait, Egypt, Saudi, Lebanon counterparts on sidelines of 156th Arab League Council
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi on Thursday held several bilateral meetings with Arab counterparts on the sidelines of the 156th ordinary session of the Arab League Council in Cairo.
During Safadi’s meeting with Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Ahmed Nasser Al Mohammed Al Sabah, whose country heads the current Arab League Session, the ministers focused on means to enhance their “deep-rooted” historical ties, according to a Foreign Ministry statement.
During a meeting with his Egyptian counterpart, Sameh Shoukri, Safadi highlighted the importance of enhancing cooperation between Amman and Cairo, as well as sustaining coordination over Arab and regional issues.
In a separate meeting, Safadi and his Saudi counterpart, Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, expressed the two kingdoms’ keenness to enhance relations and cooperation in all fields. They also went over the latest regional developments and stressed the importance of activating joint Arab action to face regional challenges and crises.
Safadi’s meeting with Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defence and Acting Foreign Minister in Lebanon’s caretaker government Zeina Akar focused on enhancing the brotherly and historical ties between the countries. In the meeting, the minister also highlighted the Kingdom’s keenness to develop cooperation with Lebanon and support Beirut in various circumstances and challenges.